Parenting & Other Life Stories

Unsupervised Summer

One of the best adventures we had was also the most dangerous. It was summer and everybody’s parents were gone to work, the trailer park was close to empty. Somehow we managed to find ourselves by the creek and we climbed down the ditch and swung into the big metal culvert where the water from… Continue reading Unsupervised Summer

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Thanks for Kids and the Laughter They Create

The Penis Chronicles presents “Thanks for Kids and the Laughter They Create” “Out of the mouth of babes” or “kids say the darnedest things” are sayings most of us are probably familiar with. I have experienced my fair share of these moments as a parent. Some truly are mortifying but others are just funny (not… Continue reading Thanks for Kids and the Laughter They Create

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Horrified by Cheese Cake

It all started with my husband’s request for a birthday cake. “Yuck, CHEESE cake” My oldest son screamed. He was horrified. I could see his mind trying to fit together the idea of a moist spongy cake with that of all the various types of cheese that he was familiar with: cheese slices, melted cheese… Continue reading Horrified by Cheese Cake